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Discussed how to produce smolt in the future

330 participants from 10 countries joined the fifth conference on recirculation in aquaculture at Sunndalsøra at the CtrlAQUA…

Best presentation award on sea lice detection

Nhut Tran in CtrlAQUA was awarded best presentation at conference about electronics engineering in Vietnam. His presentation was…

Knowledge Update: Future Smolt Production

It’s been ten years since the first Smolt Production in the Future conference took place in Sunndalsøra, Norway.…

Student interview: Amazed by the future of closed systems

Patrik Tang is a PhD student who is linking several projects in CtrlAQUA. His key topic is to…

Student interview: Faster, more reliable ammonia analysis

Master’s student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Kristin Søiland has done experiments at Nofima’s…

Interview: Better innovation in a Center partnership

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2017 of CtrlAQUA. “We all know that research yields…

Interview: The fish comes first

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2017 of CtrlAQUA. “Once we have control over the…

Annual report 2017

In its third year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new…

Large smolt not always best

Project leader Trine Ytrestøyl. Photo: Terje Aamodt © Nofima. Researchers at CtrlAQUA are working…

Film about student experiment on biofilters

PhD student Sharada Navada in CtrlAQUA shows her research, which is about technology in indoor aquaculture. She investigates…

Opportunities for Norwegian players in America

Opinion article by Øyvind Fylling-Jensen, Nofima (Norway) and Steven Summerfelt, Conservation Fund (USA). The past five years have…

New leader in CtrlAQUA

Åsa Espmark is the new Centre Director of CtrlAQUA. She takes over from Bendik Fyhn Terjesen who has…

Closed-containment aquaculture in workshop in Canada

CtrlAQUA partner Freshwater Institute hosted the Aquaculture Innovation Workshop in Vancouver with 185 participants 29-30 November. CtrlAQUA research…

First PhD degree in CtrlAQUA

New PhD thesis shows that salmon kept in closed-containment fish farms on shore have better welfare in brackish…

Student interview: “Biological water treatment in fish farms can be optimized”

Sharada Navada is a process engineer from India who, after working a couple of years in the USA…

Student interview: She compares open cages to closed systems

One of the main issues with closed-containment systems is that they incur higher investment costs than traditional rearing…

Student interview: “We need to chase high water quality”

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. Xiaoxue Zhang is a PhD student…

Interview: The technology founder in Vestfold

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. In office premises in Horten, in…

Interview: The fish farmer at Bømlo

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. Bremnes Seashore is building recirculating aquaculture…

Interview: The equipment manufacturer from Trøndelag

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. The first company out as an…

Annual report 2016: An innovative year for CtrlAQUA

In its second year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new…

Japanese and Norwegian researchers and students were welcomed at Lerøy Seafood’s smolt facility in Bjørsvik. Photo: Lerøy Seafood.

International collaboration gives better fish farming

For Norway to be the best at closed-containment aquaculture systems (CCS) for salmon, we need knowledge from the…

New trials: improved fish health and more efficient production

Written by Andreas R. Graven, Uni Research Less stressed fish as well as shorter production periods, make salmon farming…

Blog post from Steve Summerfelt about the HYDRO project

This text was first published at Steve Summerfelt’s LinkedIn profile 14 April 2016. CtrlAQUA  is a center for…

First annual report

This annual report covers activities during the first nine months of the center. In 2015, 14 projects were…

Two scientists eager to develop the aquaculture industry

Ambitions are high, funding is available and the technology is well on the way when it comes to…

Research centre on closed-containment systems for Atlantic salmon opened

Four Norwegian research institutions, two outside of Norway and several industry partners from technology and the aquaculture industry…

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Nofima to host Centre for Research-based Innovation

Nofima is one of 17 institutions chosen recently to become hosts for Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI). The…